Rakeem Buckles had 21 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks to lead Florida International past UAB 78-73 Thursday night.
Ben Cherry scored 17 points, hitting 5 of 6 from beyond the arc, as Charlotte pulled away for a 73-61 win over Florida International on Saturday night.
Jamari Bradshaw’s 3-pointer forced overtime, and he scored five of FloridaA&M’s 12 points in the extra session, to lead the Rattlers over Florida International 93-87 Thursday night.
John Thompson III had little to tell the Hoyas at halftime, but in a good way. Excellence of execution during the first half against Florida International left Georgetown’s coach without complaint.
Jaquez Johnson threw three touchdown passes to lead Florida Atlantic over Florida International 21-6 on Friday.
Gator Hoskins had 137 yards receiving and caught three touchdown passes from Rakeem Cato as Marshall routed Florida International 48-10 on Saturday night.
College players deal with eligibility problems from time to time, but Thursday night, Florida International guard Raymond Taylor was pulled from the game by school officials over an eligibility question.
Raymond Taylor had 18 points and seven assists to lead Florida International to 75-66 victory over Stetson Monday.
The legendary comedy “Blazing Saddles” featured the line, “What in the wide, wide world of sports is going on here.” While that line was uttered in the 1970’s, it perfectly fits the state of college and pro football in Florida.
College football fans have sometimes joked about a mythical bowl game called the Toilet Bowl between the two worst teams in the country. This Saturday, two of the worst teams in the country will be on the same field and someone will walk away with its first victory of the year.